Re: [util-linux] cal doesn't honor first_weekday value from locale

From: peter karlsson (
Date: 2001-11-29 18:01:45

> Q: In Sweden one has to give -m to cal. Why not ask the locale?
> A: Because the locale does not distinguish countries today,
>    so asking the locale yields no information.
> So, for today, that is the end of the discussion.

$ locale
[...]       ^^
That's a country, so your assumption is incorrect. Most GlibC locales
are specified with countries, such as en_US, sv_FI, no_NO, fr_FR,
pt_BR, etc.

peter -

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